I love this idea of a STORY + ART = A Great stART. A Mommy's Adventure shared the idea, and lots of us are enjoying it. (What a clever name, too!)
Since it wasn't obvious which shape went to what body part, I would tell M to find the "blue rectangles for shoes." Then I had her tell me the color and shape. It's really just a review for the colors and shapes for her, but it would be a fine learning activity for shapes and colors, too.
To read an explanation of stART go here. To see more stART activities for this week, go here!
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